LOCAL HEALTH UNIT RECORDS AND REPORTS TO STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Section 43-1.15 - Records and reports

LOCAL HEALTH OFFICIAL RECORDS AND REPORTS TO STATE HEALTH DEPARTMENT

43-1.15 Records and reports.

The local health officials shall submit all reports as required by the Department.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 1989
Doc Status: 
Complete

Section 43-1.16 - Return of a tuberculosis patient to location of residence

43-1.16 Return of a tuberculosis patient to location of residence.

(a) A New York State resident who is receiving tuberculosis health care services in another state and desires to return to New York State shall be referred to the local health official where the patient resides. The information requested of the other state by the local health official regarding the patient, shall include at least the following:

(1) medical history including sufficient clinical data to indicate need for further care and treatment of tuberculosis;

(2) a statement that the patient is physically able to travel without harm to himself or others, and arrangements have been made for his transfer to New York State;

(3) information for residence verification;

(4) a statement indicating the patient's willingness to return to New York State for further care and treatment of tuberculosis; and

(5) names and addresses of individuals who will assume responsibility for the patient.

(b) Once residence is established and the patient is able and willing to return, final arrangements for transfer shall be made by the local health official directly with the authorities of the other state.

(c) When a non-resident tuberculosis patient is willing and able to return to the political subdivision in which the patient resides in another state or country, the local health official where the patient's provider is located, or the Commissioner's designee, shall make arrangements with the health official of the political subdivision in which the patient resides so that the patient can be met on return and be provided the health care services needed. Copies of provider reports shall also be forwarded to said health official.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 1989
Doc Status: 
Complete

Section 43-1.17 - Commissioner's orders

43-1.17 Commissioner's orders.

If a local health official fails to provide or secure tuberculosis health care services or to pay providers for such services rendered under the terms of this Subpart, the State Health Commissioner upon notice and opportunity to be heard may order the local health official to provide or secure the services or to make such payment.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 1989
Doc Status: 
Complete

Section 43-1.18 - Violations by a provider

43-1.18 Violations by a provider.

A violation of any provision of this Subpart as applied to a specific patient, shall be punishable by a denial of payment of State aid reimbursement to a local health official or a provider or the repayment thereof for tuberculosis health care services for such patient.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 1989
Doc Status: 
Complete